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    Charlie Chan at the Opera (20th Century Fox, 1936). Window Card (14" X 22").
    Perhaps the best of the Charlie Chan films found Chan (Warner Oland) hunting down an asylum escapee (Boris Karloff) as he is believed to be the murderer lurking about an opera house. Part mystery, part musical and part horror film (with Karloff doing his own version of the Phantom of the Opera) this film was all Charlie Chan as the Hawaiian sleuth exposes the real killer at the film's conclusion. Horror fans that collect on Karloff are always in competition with Chan collectors for posters on this extremely rare title. The poster had some diagonal creasing within the image and in the upper imprint area. There were chips out of the border and the upper left corner and some tears in the edges. Some of the yellow background around the supporting cast's credits and part of the area by the lower credits has been airbrushed. There is also some yellow airbrushed areas by the films title. The upper imprint area has been airbrushed as well and there were some minor holes within the poster. Fine+.


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    March, 2013
    23rd-24th Saturday-Sunday
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